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Day to Day

Day to Day®

with Alex Chadwick
About the Program
Whether you're running errands, working or eating lunch, Day to Day keeps you up-to-date with major news stories and piques your interest with intriguing features in the middle of the day. Day to Day is hosted by award-winning NPR correspondent Alex Chadwick and includes new—as well as familiar—NPR voices, station-based reporters, and contributors from online publication Slate.

Day to Day is produced at NPR West in Los Angeles. Reports are filed by NPR stations and by a worldwide network of NPR and freelance reporters.

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Latest Show
Document German Left Courts the Working Class
A new political party in Germany has made saving the working class and the country's welfare system rallying points for attracting votes. Die Linke, or the Left Party, is drawing support from mainstream parties with a radical message.
Document Dance Craze Tecktonik Spreads Through Europe
With the Macarena long past, a European dance craze is set to invade U.S. shores. The Tecktonik began just outside Paris, and is spreading to nightclubs and onto the streets across Europe.
Document The Authors Who Made My 'Day To Day'
As a correspondent for <em>Day to Day</em>, Karen Grigsby Bates often reported on books and their writers. She offers an essay musing on her time with the show, including some of her best moments with brilliant authors. Karen Grigsby Bates
Document Making The Perfect Exit
Madeleine Brand consults writers and thinkers to come up with the perfect ending for <em>Day to Day</em>.
Document Sock Puppets And Cupcakes
Mike Pesca was a reporter for <em>Day to Day</em> from the beginning. He covered sock puppets, cupcakes and the occasional piece of actual news. He's back with a quirky Pescian farewell to listeners and <em>Day to Day</em> staff.
Document Diana Nyad On How To Get From Here To There
In 1979, Diana Nyad swam 102-and-a-half miles from Florida to the Bahamas. It was the longest known swim in history. Nyad, who is now a radio personality, offers her thoughts on how to wrap things up.
Document Goodbyes From Listeners: Amy Ignatow
Amy Ignatow has had her share of economic woes this year, but she's coming out on top. This week, she gets to say goodbye to her crummy old apartment and hello to a new life.
Document The Writer Who Gave 'Willy Wonka' His Ending
The film <em>Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory</em> was plenty strange. But the tale of how the ending for the movie was written is every bit as weird. Screenwriter David Seltzer tells the story.
Document Goodbyes From Listeners: Phil Mariage
Phil Mariage has been doing contracting work with his father since the 1960s. These days, at age 85, his dad is a bit unsteady on the ladder, but he's still working hard. Yet the promise of a final farewell looms.
Document Youth Radio Commentators On Childhood's End
When one door closes, another opens. The transformation from childhood to adulthood is no different. Youth Radio contributors share these thoughts on bidding adieu to childhood.
Document Goodbyes From Listeners: Steve Miller
Twenty years ago, Steve Miller's girlfriend left him for another man. Now a writer living in Los Angeles, Miller tells the story of the cold night they parted ways.
Document Final Credits
Show credits pay tribute to the folks who put <em>Day to Day</em> together.
Document A Hip-Hop Farewell
If <em>Day To Day</em> were a rap star, how would it say goodbye? "Peace out?" "I'm ghost?" "Let's shake the spot?" A quick look at bidding farewell with hip hop slang. Christopher Johnson
Document Behind The Scenes At 'Day To Day'
There's a lot of behind-the-scenes stuff that goes into making a daily radio program. A lot of it is not pretty, but sometimes it's pretty funny. Senior producer Steve Proffitt put together a little mash-up that reveals a lot of things we do that listeners don't get to hear.
Document Looking Forward: How Will Lives Change?
Joel Kotkin, who studies metropolitan development and urban planning, talks about how people might be arranging their lives in the coming five years. And author Jamais Cascio outlines where technology might take us.
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